Theme: The English language in Canada
Objectives: 1. To enrich pupils knowledge about holidays in Canada.
2. To develop their skills in listening, oral speech and grammar.
3. To bring up pupils to be attentive, to write neatly and correctly.
Equipment: pictures, cards, slides
The procedure of the lesson:
I. Organization moment:
Good morning, children!
Who is on duty today?
What day is it today?
What date is it today?
Who is absent?
II. Home work:
What was your home task?
What is the capital of Canada? ( Ottawa)
What are the official languages in Canada? (English and French)
Who were the first people to live in Canada? (Asian)
What is the national symbol of Canada? ( the maple leaf)
III. Presentation of new material:
Today we are speak about “Canada”. And now each pupil presents his topic.
Canada is an independent federative state. It is one of the most developed countries. Canada consists of 10 provinces and 3 territories. It is situated on the North American continent. In size Canada is the second in the world after Russia. Its area is almost 10 million km2. About 34 million people live in Canada. The capital of Canada is Ottawa, which is situated on the bank of the Ottawa River. It is famous for its beautiful parks. It is also known as the city of bridges. The main cities are Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver. Official languages of Canada are English and French. Nearly 60 percent of the populations speak English and 27 percent speak French. The rest speaks other languages, such as Eskimo, Indian, German, Ukrainian and Italian.
Canada is very rich in forest, minerals and fur - bearing animals. It holds the first place in the world in the amount of forests. It is rich in the following natural resources: non - ferrous metals, uranium, oil, natural gas, coal. Canadian industries produce cars, airliners, locomotives, sea vessels, snow - removal machines, and agricultural equipment. The most developed industries are timber, mining, chemical, meat and milk and food industries. Canada grows wheat, barley, flax, potatoes, vegetables and fruit.
Canada borders with 12 states of the USA in the south. Canada is so large that there are six time zones.
IV. Match the sentences:
Father`s Day ------------- a. October 31
New Year ----------------- b. December 26
Canada Day -------------- c. January 1
Civic Holiday ------------- d. 3rd Sunday of June
Thanksgiving Day ------- e. July 1
Halloween ---------------- f. 1st Monday in August
Remembrance Day ----- g. 2nd Monday in October
Christmas ----------------- h. December 25
Boxing Day --------------- i. November 11
V. Give the translation of these words into Kazakh, Russian and English:
VI. Make a word:
nhatkivgsign - Thanksgiving Day ------- July 1
alhenewlo – Halloween ---------------- 1st Monday in August
shcrtisam – Christmas ----------------- December 25
cermbmearne – Remembrance Day ----- 2nd Monday in October
gobxni - Boxing Day --------------- November 11
VII. Make up sentences:
1. December is in celebrated Christmas.
2. there in a holiday is Canada in November great.
3. people have dinner English traditional usually Christmas Day on.
VIII. Let`s solve the crossword:
van С ouver 1. One of the biggest cities
ottAwa 2. Capital
eNglish 3. Official language
mAple leaf 4. The nickname of the Canada
O,CanaDa 5. National anthem
beaver 6. National animal
IX. Answer the questions:
X. Now, pupils what do you think when you hear the word “Holidays in Canada”